Articles

Underwater Gathering

We are incredibly lucky in New Zealand to be able to gather our own kaimoana, and one of the best ways to get a tasty feed and have a whole lot of fun is jumping in the water with a mask and snorkel. I’m very much a casual freediver. Fishing...
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How to Shoot More Ducks

As an avid water fowler and a relatively successful one, a question Scott Taylor is often asked is: “How do I shoot more ducks?” Here are Scott’s five top tips to help you be more successful this season. 5. Practice makes perfect There’s almost no point arriving at your wetland...
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Ngamatea Wilderness

When 14-year-old Logan Juchnowicz visited Lake Tarawera in January with his father Stan, little did he know he was going to tick off a few ‘firsts’. A stalwart of the plumbing industry, Stan enjoys heading out onto the lake or into the hills to chase trout and deer, and being...
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Eating Meters on a Stag Hunt

When work was pulling Ant Niterl in all directions he decided to go on an adventure to his therapeutic place – the South Island wilderness mountains and bush. I packed my bags and hopped on the metallic chicken to Christchurch where I was greeted by a great rooster, Ben Tumata...
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Targa Adventure

Targa Adventure

The Targa The Targa is an iconic event in NZ’s road racing calendar. The Targa Competition is the passport to driving as fast as you dare through scenic and technically challenging Kiwi roads, testing your driving and navigating capability, and your service crews’ tenacity. On the other hand, the Targa...
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Downrigger

Going deeper for Trout- the downrigger advantage

Over the summer months, trout, especially those in the deeper lakes of the North Island’s central plateau, tend to head for the depths. Grant Dixon says the use of a downrigger to fish both deep trolling and harling depths make this piece of equipment a must-have on most lake boats…...
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kingfish

How to catch a Kingfish

From the Bay of Islands to the Bay of Plenty, and the west coast wherever some structure can be found, there is no shortage of these magnificent fighting fish. While some kings are hooked by accident while dropping baits for snapper, they are easily targeted. For those anglers who like...
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Good George bar

Beautiful Beer

Co-owner & Head of Brewing at Good George, and Daniel McGregor, Good George’s Brand Manager, discuss business, beer styles and food matches, and tips for brewers at home. Good George story If we told you that Good George was the best thing to come out of Hamilton, you’d probably think...
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Game fishing Prep

With summer on the doorstep it’s that wonderful time when many fishers turn their attention to the impending influx of gamefish to New Zealand waters. In fact, as I write this at the end of October there are already reports coming in of yellowfin tuna and striped marlin! When it...
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